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Pravastatin Brand names, Pravastatin Analogs

Pravastatin Brand Names Mixture

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Pravastatin Chemical_Formula


Pravastatin RX_link

Pravastatin fda sheet

Pravastatin FDA

Pravastatin msds (material safety sheet)

Pravastatin Synthesis Reference

A. Terahara, M.Tanaka, U.S. Pat. 4,346,227(1982)

Pravastatin Molecular Weight

424.528 g/mol

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Pravastatin H2O Solubility


Pravastatin State


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Pravastatin Dosage Forms


Pravastatin Indication

For the treatment of hypercholesterolemia to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction.

Pravastatin Pharmacology

Pravastatin, an antilipemic agent, is used to treat primary hypercholesterolemia. Unlike lovastatin and simvastatin, pravastatin is relatively hydrophilic and does not require hydrolysis for activation.

Pravastatin Absorption

Average oral absorption of pravastatin is 34% and absolute bioavailability is 17%.

Pravastatin side effects and Toxicity

Rhabdomyolysis; LD50=mg/kg (orally in rat)

Pravastatin Patient Information

Patients should be advised to report promptly unexplained muscle pain, tenderness or weakness, particularly if accompanied by malaise or fever.

Pravastatin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals